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GLACKENS, William James (1870 - 1938), Painter, pastellist, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GLACKENS, William James (1870 - 1938), Painter, pastellist, draughtsman, illustrator

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 13 March 1870, in Philadelphia; died 22 May 1938, in New York.

Painter, pastellist, draughtsman, illustrator. Figures, landscapes, still-lifes.

Group of Eight (Ashcan School).

[not available online]William Glackens studied at the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts. In 1891 he worked as an illustrator for the Philadelphia Press. The same year he met Robert Henri,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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